Sat.Jun 25, 2016 - Fri.Jul 01, 2016

Employment Branding Is Dead

HR Bartender

Sorry – I couldn’t resist the dramatic title for today’s post. But it’s true. Employment branding as we know it is gone. So is consumer branding. They are being merged together to create one company brand. A brand that will be used to attract and retain customers, candidates, and employees.

10 Mind-blowing Statistics on Performance Reviews and Employee Engagement

ClearCompany HRM

Employees are constantly looking to improve themselves and are looking for timely, specific and helpful feedback. Don’t use the annual performance review as your only opportunity to tell your employees what's working and what's not. Daniel Pink , the Washington D.C.-based

4 Effective Ways to Take the Struggle out of Setting and Achieving Corporate Goals


Establishing corporate goals and aligning all employees to them is critical to driving an accountable, performance-based culture. But let’s find out if you are unknowingly one of the many small. Visit site for full story. Management Practices Business goals


How to Recruit Like One of The Best Places To Work

Brazen HR

It’s no secret that during Q1, many companies are focusing on attracting top talent. The 2016 LinkedIn Global Recruiting Trends survey of more than 3,800 recruiters found that 62% of respondents expect an increase in their hiring volume in 2016.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

Best Practices: Relocation and Trailing Spouses – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Last week, I answered a reader note about telecommuting that contained a comment about being a trailing spouse. Here’s the note to refresh your memory.

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Welcome to our #PeopleFirstPodcast – Culture Impacts Business

Ultimate Software

As a member of the HR community, we are always looking for opportunities to contribute to and even improve Human Resources as a profession, increase HR’s business value, and elevate our workforce as a whole.

The Salary Threshold for Exempt Status Becomes Effective December 1. Are You Prepared?


We previously told you how the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) was in the process of amending the overtime exemption rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Recently, the DOL released the. Visit site for full story. Legal News & Compliance Uncategorized FLSA Overtime exemption

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – #SHRM16 Edition

HR Bartender

This year’s Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference and Expo was a special one for me. Besides being in one of my favorite cities – Washington D.C. – I had the opportunity to do some things I haven’t done before.

4 Guidelines for Optimal Job Application Conversion Rates

ExactHire HR Trends

We live in an age of distraction and it’s wreaking havoc on your talent applicant sourcing process. Despite your efforts to write engaging job descriptions, post them far and wide and publicize your amazing corporate culture, your click-to-apply ratio is dismal. So what gives?

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

10 Things Your Performance Review Tool Doesn’t Have, But You Definitely Need


Mid-year performance reviews have come around, and your organization is scrambling to fill out forms while you’re sending email reminders of deadlines. At the same time, you’re probably getting ready to plan the next process. There are always a few headaches that come out of a company-wide review, and for most organizations, their needs for reviews change as the company grows and updates its objectives.

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Bad Managers Are Bad for Business: 6 Steps to Curbing Management Issues Before it’s Too Late


Being a manager is hard and if you’re in the business world, you are bound to eventually encounter a boss whose management style is less than ideal. Sometimes, however, you find that you have working. Visit site for full story. Management Practices Preventing bad managers


Marijuana 101: What #HR Pros Need to Know

HR Bartender

I came across this tweet recently that speaks volumes regarding marijuana laws in the U.S. If you are looking to buy marijuana, go to a legit businesses and avoid street dealers who might rob you. ItsLegal — Portland Police (@PortlandPolice) June 11, 2016.

MondayFunday: Races and Bases

ExactHire HR Trends

Unless you’re Patrick Star and living under a rock this summer, you’ve noticed that the weather has been beautiful…and hot. That hasn’t stopped us at ExactHire from going out and having some fun in the sun though!

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Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

3 Ideas for More Generosity at Work


By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! – A culture of generosity is one aspect of a more human workplace that is a natural fit, but also needs to be curated.

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Improve Employee Engagement Using Neuroscience

Get Hppy

Employee engagement can be a constant struggle for many leaders. They need to be thinking of new ways to keep employees engaged in order to increase job satisfaction, productivity, and retention. One of the growing factors in employee engagement is neuroscience.

Slideshare: The Secret To Unlocking Productivity, Retention & Growth


What is employee appreciation ? Is it really that important? Many companies have some sort of “recognition program”, but appreciation is not a cookie cutter plan for providing positive feedback that is limited to sporadic praise and compliments.

Understanding the Employee Engagement Survey Provider Landscape: A Guide to the 6 Vendor Types -


As employee engagement has become one of the top concerns for executives around the world, many companies have developed new and innovative solutions to measure employee engagement.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

4 Culture-Boosting Company Resources Every Organization Should Offer


One of the biggest differences between the companies that made last year’s Top Company Cultures list and those that didn’t was how much employees agreed with the statement : “I have the resources to move ideas through the organization.”

Be the Colleague People Want to Work With


by Lynette Silva. BIG , Robert Loggia, Tom Hanks, 1988. TM and Copyright (c) 20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved. Courtesy: Everett Collection. Recognize This! – As humans, we all bring different personality tendencies to our teams.

Workforce Planning Collaboration: The Talent Acquisition and HR Partnership


It’s no secret that the success of many HR activities relies on effective collaboration.

Why Corrective Feedback Should Be Delivered In Person


The best managers are coaches. But one commonality of coaches is that they deliver bad news with grace — as a result, their reports do not become frustrated or feel unappreciated, but instead find they want to do even better based on the constructive feedback. Of the many tips around how to deliver corrective feedback well, doing it in-person is perhaps the most important. “Companies are now recognizing a huge skill gap in the ability to confidently and comfortably coach in person.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Encouraging Workplace Reading for Employee Development


We read every day at work. We read emails, reports, presentations, files and more, day in and day out. But when it comes to actually sitting down and reading a book cover to cover, most people would say that they do that kind of reading at home.

Your Brain on Hormones: How Neuroscience Can Make You a Better Leader

Get Hppy

Hormones affect us every second of our lives. Our emotional and physical health is dictated by how these hormones interact with the cells in our bodies and our brain. Neuroscience has been able to show us the exact ways in which hormones impact us and the processes behind them.

Manners Matter at Work

The People Equation

Far from being an outdated, quaint throwback, manners are still in vogue at work. Please” and “thank you” go a long way towards greasing the cogs of social interaction in the workplace. You might be skeptical of my claim, given our country’s current election cycle.

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Why You Need to Manage Change

ATD Human Capital

Change is tough, but it’s a reality that organizations need to be able to manage. According to ATD research , one in four organizations experience six major changes each year (that’s more than ever!). This volume of chaos could begin to hinder productivity if it’s not addressed.

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.